Talk Abstract: ‘Where can I park?
This is a question asked too often and by too many drivers. In a busy city, searching for a free parking space can be very frustrating. At Parkopedia we are focused on solving various parking related problems.
Bio: Sanaz Vafaei is a former astrophysicists, turned data scientist. She received her PhD in Physics from University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. She spent many years researching dark matter properties in space through gravitational lensing. After leaving academia and moving to London she started applying many of the same techniques to datasets in the commercial space. Sanaz is now one of the data scientists working in the research team of Parkopedia: the world’s largest parking service provider with the mission of being able to answer any parking question, anywhere in the world. In this talk, Sanaz will be presenting examples of how data science can help achieve this goal.